What is FK uniball?
FK WSSX-T spherical bearings feature heat treated stainless steel ball and race. This precision uniball has bonded Teflon liner for lubrication. Size. Choose an option.
Where are FK rod ends made?
FK Bearings corporate headquarters and state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is located in Southington, Connecticut. Certified to the ISO 9001 quality management system, emphasizing process control, we promote and embrace continuous improvement throughout our entire organization.
Where are QA1 rod ends made?
QA1 has more than 100,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space in Lakeville, Minnesota. We specialize in the development of motion control sub-assemblies and complete suspension systems.
Is Ball joint better than Uni Ball?
Uniballs are favored for severe stress conditions over ball joints because of their superior strength and durability. They will simply last longer and hold up to severe use better. They also offer other advantages when compared to a standard ball joint. They are often capable of greater angular movement at the joint.
Where are QA1 parts made?
QA1 has an extensive manufacturing facility in Lakeville, Minnesota including over 15 CNC machines, state-of-the-art injection molding machines, hydraulic presses, and spin-riveting and laser cutting equipment that permit all inclusive shock absorber assembly operations.
Where is QA1 located?
QA1 has more than 100,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space in Lakeville, Minnesota. We specialize in the development of motion control sub-assemblies and complete suspension systems. Our team can also develop individual components to enhance existing designs.
What are rod ends used for?
Rod ends are used to connect the ends of control rods, steering links and other tie rods used for mechanical control. A rod end provides an effective point-to-point contact with the center of rotation lying on the axis of both attached shafts.
What’s the difference between ball joint and uniball?
The Uni-Ball has 66 degrees total range of motion. The JBA Ball Joint, on the other hand, gives you 90 degrees range of motion. That is the widest range of motion that you will find on the market today!
Is QA1 Made in USA?
To complement the Mopar and Mustang k-members, QA1 offers the most comprehensive line of American made suspension components for your vehicle including: control arms, anti-hop bars, k-member braces, panhard bars, strut tower braces, sub-frame connectors, sway bars, toe links, torque and trailing arms, and much more.
Who owns QA1 suspension?
CEO Jim Jordan
“I’m very proud of the accomplishments and progress of the company over the last 20 years,” said founder and CEO Jim Jordan. “I’m excited to see where we can take QA1 in the future.” In 1993, Jordan founded QA1 with more than 25 years of experience in the rod end and spherical bearing industries.
Are uniball better than ball joints?
Are Total Chaos upper control arms good?
If you are looking for one of the strongest upper control arms on the market, look at Total Chaos. You can spend the day hammering the Total Chaos uniballs, whether racing hard/fast or flexing low/slow and still have the confidence to drive home at the end of the day.
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Is it OK to drive with bad ball joints?
You should not drive with a bad ball joint. Continuing to drive can cause damage to other vehicle components and if the joint fails completely you could lose control of the vehicle, leading to a crash and injuries.